'''Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade''' (March 23, 1860 – 1936) was an American writer.
Born Mary Hazelton Blanchard in Charlestown, Massachusetts
, daughter of Charles Hentry and Caroline Cecilia Blanchard, she was educated at a high school Malden, Massachusetts|Malden
then received further education by private tutors.
In 1877 she began working as a teacher. On November 14, 1882, she was married to Louis Francis Wade.
Mary became a prolific author, particularly of children's fiction.